bloomless

bloomless

(ˈbluːmlɪs)
adj
without flowers or blossom
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Look upon this damosel; note her wasted form, her halting step, her bloomless cheeks where youth should blush and happiness exult in smiles!
The winter afternoon was reddening towards evening, and already a ruby light was rolled over the bloomless beds, filling them, as it were, with the ghosts of the dead roses.
Have you considered the stellar role that variegated foliage can play in a bloomless garden?
aware of a bloomless nobility" in his father, and "an ungracious abnegation of the man's self in the man's office." And even though Archie Weir does not go through an overnight transformation, his pride, his austerity, and high-mindedness--his "Roman sense of duty"--gradually develop as he grows older and assumes more responsibilities, as he falls in love with his old housekeeper's niece, Christina.
Moore describes the poems as "flowers" offered to a woman which he hopes will be cast not down As worthless weeds, but set upon Love's shrine In vase full filled with memories of mine, These bloomless blossoms of a time long flown.
We were animal young, to be disposed of at will, Sold, drowned in the well, traded, used, discarded when bloomless. Like the crocus, the rose, the sparrows engendered in mud.
Effects of brown midrib and bloomless genes on the resistance to sheat blight (Rhixoctonia solani Kuhn) in sorghum.
However, though Sir Walter's focus on physical appearance reflects negatively on his own character, it provides the reader with valuable (though subjective) information about others and allows individuals, such as "bloomless" Anne Elliot and "weather-beaten" Mrs.
As an object before Sir Walter's representing consciousness, Anne does nothing to "excite his esteem"--her bloomless body does not bring him to emotion, which reduces her to be a non-representation for him.
The condition where there is no visible wax covering is termed "bloomless." Wax prevents desiccation, minimizes mechanical damage, and protects against excessive ultra-violet radiation.
In any case, he is fortuitously saved by Augusta, "a corrective, a remedial influence, the bloomless side of life that he always ran away from." Sound and simple, Augusta is the type of ordinary humanity (not so simple as all that, though, when she--correctly--assures a skeptical and amused Godfrey that "the Blessed Virgin composed the Magnificat").
Also called India wheat, Kangra buckwheat, duck wheat, wildgoose, rye buckwheat, hull-less buckwheat, bloomless buckwheat.
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